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Baumr-AG Pole Whipper Snipper - Brush Cutter Trimmer Weed Line Edger Brushcutter Review

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Baumr-AG Pole Whipper Snipper - Brush Cutter Trimmer Weed Line Edger Brushcutter Review

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Product Info/Specifications

Brand Name
Model or Number
Pro Series 9 in 1 Multi Tool Black Series SMX-920
Engine Size
65cc
Fuel Tank Capacity
1L
Fuel Type
Price (at time of listing)
$329

The Baumr-AG Pole Whipper Snipper - Brush Cutter Trimmer Weed Line Edger is a 9 in 1 multi tool sold by Edisons on their eBay store. 

This is the Black Series of multi tool brushcutters featuring an easy start patented easy recoil starting system and a large 65cc 2 stroke engine. It also has a flexible engine housing to protect itself from knocks and bumps these garden tools tend to get usually from rolling around in the back of a ute or trailer.

Attachments

This garden multi tool comes with the following attachments:

  • Bump feed head
  • Tri-blade cutter
  • 8 blade cutter
  • Spike blade cutter
  • Lawn edger
  • 4 line trimmer head
  • Circular saw
  • Chainsaw
  • Hedge trimmer

It also comes with 3 x extension shafts to allow for a total reach of 6.3 metres and a BONUS ACCESSORY KIT (toolkit, gloves, goggles, ear muffs, shoulder strap, fuel mixer). 

Chainsaw

The chainsaw attachment is 12" and does have a self-oiling vessel for safe and prolonged use.

Hedge trimmer

The trimmer/hedge attachment can be locked into several different angles for different cutting situations and will cut through material up to 15 mils in diameter.  

Warranty

Comes with a 12 month warranty. 

 

Editor review

1 reviews

Gathering dust before I take it to the tip
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Price 
 
5.0
Operation 
 
2.0
Quality 
 
1.0
Initially, I was very keen and eager to test out my new Baumr-AG 65cc multi-tool because the price was fair and I saw several reviews from people that were happy with the product. 

Unfortunately, my Baumr whipper snipper turned out to be a complete dud! My first impression was a slight concern at the build quality because I noticed the handles and plastic trigger etc looked cheap compared to my old Honda - cheap plastic look and feel (if you know what I mean).

Plus, the accessory pack (hearing protection, gloves, glasses) were absolute rubbish and wouldn't protect against a feather duster fight let alone operate machinery.  

I could have overlooked the cheap feel and bogus accessory pack if the thing actually ran decently but I found that I first had to change my fuel mix from the standard ratio (50:1) to something else I forget now (I think 25:1) which meant a separate fuel container just for this machine, and then I noticed just how difficult it was to start.

Once I got it started, it did run well for a few uses and had lots of power; however, after about the 3rd time I noticed the power staring to drop off and the plastic casing around the motor actually did fall off (although this shouldn't have made much difference to operation but just illustrates the poor build).

I checked fuel, filters, blockages, etc and tinkered for hours to try and get it running but pretty quickly the machine degenerated into a difficult to start, unreliable, heavy, whipper snipper than would run ok for about 15 minutes before clonking out or losing so much power it could hardly spin the cutting head. 

In the end, I placed it in the corner of my shed (where it sits today - 12 months later) and purchased a Stihl Brush Cutter which worked straight out of the box and hasn't missed a beat yet! 

Honestly, I'm glad I didn't pay too much for this piece of Chinese rubbish because I could cut my losses and not cry about it too much but obviously, I don't recommend it to anyone.        

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Pros & Cons

Pros
Great price for such a multi-tool
Cons
Difficult to start
Poor quality parts
Different fuel oil ratio than most other 2 stroke engines
Heavy
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